Upper Brookfield is a mountainous rural suburb consisting of acreage properties. It is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) west of the Brisbane CBD.
Upper Brookfield is named after its neighbouring suburb Brookfield.
In the 2011 census, the population of Upper Brookfield was 655, 49.6% female and 50.4% male.
The median age of the Upper Brookfield population was 42 years, 5 years above the Australian median.
78.7% of people living in Upper Brookfield were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 6%, South Africa 2%, New Zealand 1.8%, Netherlands 1.4%, United States of America 1.1%.
96% of people speak only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.5% French, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Spanish.